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  • A villager collects belongings after a tsunami hit Venga village on Solomon Islands, Feb. 7, 2013. (World Vision)
  • A worker carries aid as he prepares to load a truck before heading to earthquake and tsunami affected areas in Honiara, Solomon Islands, Feb. 7, 2013. (World Vision)
  • The destroyed Venga village following a tsunami in Temotu province, Solomon Islands, Feb. 6, 2013. (World Vision)
  • A badly damaged home is seen following a tsunami, Lata, Temotu province, Solomon Islands, Feb. 6, 2013. (World Vision)
  • Debris litters the partially destroyed Lata Airport, Solomon Islands following a tsunami, Feb. 6, 2013. (World Vision)

Death Toll from Solomon Islands Tsunami Rises

Published February 07, 2013

Rescuers in the Solomon Islands are trying to get to remote areas affected by an earthquake and tsunami that left at least nine dead.


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